Federal Government Reaches Agreement with ASUU – Releases N15.4bn

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Federal Government Reaches Agreement with ASUU – Releases N15.4bn

An agreement have been reached by the federal government and  the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) with  the possibility of calling of the ongoing strike.Federal Government Reaches Agreement with ASUU

According to Premium Times Biodun Ogunyemi who is the national president of ASUU spoke on January 7 after the meeting with the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige.

Declared that the National Executive Committee of the union will review the new commitment of the federal government.

Amaechi speaks after leaked audiotape, sends message to PDP Ogunyemi said that the strike will be called off only after the meeting.

FG has reached an agreement with ASUU to release N15.4bn for salary shortfall. Mr Ngige also pointed out that FG is also in the process of releasing another N20 billion for payment of earned allowances for university lecturers.

The ASUU President on his own part says he will take the new Government propositions to members of the Union, and only then will the decision to either call the strike or continue with it, will be reached.

The date of the meeting with the Union Leadership wasn’t announced.

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